Dematerialization

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Dematerialization

The process by which stocks and other securities cease to be represented by a physical certificate and become electronically recorded. Dematerialization has gradually become more common as computers have become more sophisticated and exchanges increasingly decide to close their trading floors.
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Conditional phase: Generalization of dematerialized securities restaurant for all of the NFB.
Extremely pleased with the response to our SLSP/SLSU sub-product line, we are now actively engaged in broadening the markets for our unique dematerialized instruments.
PETS offers complete, seamless, real-time integration and trading of dematerialized SLSU with instantaneous clearance and settlement in real time.
and issuing copies of acts for already dematerialized registers
Information extraction is hardly dematerialized but sloppy and demented, recalling those staple scenes of science-fiction movies in which overflowing ashtrays and bags of junk food litter the computer nerd's workstation.
PETS offers complete, seamless, real-time integration and trading of dematerialized SLSUs with instantaneous clearance and settlement in real time.
Contract award: 14s0157: collection, postage and distribution routing hardware or dematerialized mails and parcels of the city of lille and its associated towns of lomme and hellemmes, and ccas.
To what extent does this knowledge reside within historical artifacts, in things as opposed to dematerialized information?
The resulting SLSU dematerialized sub-products will be traded through Private Trading Systems PLC (PlusMarkets: PTSP), a proprietary trading and clearing system.
The signature grid--still an embodiment of the tension between a Miesian universal space and the realm of pure surface--soon gives way in their work to an interest in dematerialized energy and information networks.
OTCBB: DMAT) announces it has entered into an agreement with Private Trading Systems PLC (PlusMarkets: PTSP) to list, trade and clear the Senior Life Settlement Units (SLSU) dematerialized by the Company.
Indeed, following an evaluation questionnaire, 41% of agents demand a dematerialized version of the title-bar.